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Coronavirus – Patons’ top tips for safer taxi travel

Since the start of the Coronavirus outbreak, taxi and private-hire drivers, have provided an essential service transporting NHS staff, key workers, patients and the vulnerable. As life starts to return to normal, and fares begin to pick up, at Patons we wanted to do all we could to keep you protected. So, following the government’s […]

Coronavirus – Second grant for self-employed taxi drivers

The Coronavirus pandemic has fundamentally changed all our daily lives. Over these anxious months, while the primary concern for everyone has been health, for the self-employed getting back to work has been equally important. We know that many Patons customers found our blog post about the Government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) really helpful, but […]

All you need to know about medical assessments

The health and wellbeing of taxi drivers has never been more important.

While no one advises completing a 60-mile round trip to a local landmark to test your eyesight, making sure that you are fit to drive safely is essential.

Bounce back loans – Help for small businesses and self-employed

Small businesses struggling due to the coronavirus can now apply for a new 100% state-backed loan worth up to £50,000, with no interest charged or repayments needed in the first 12 months. Moneysaving expert.com, a site by Martin Lewis – A well-known personal finance expert, takes you through the loans bank by bank and how […]

Coronavirus – Patons top tips for keeping your cab clean

The restrictions we are all facing due to Coronavirus will be with us for a while, and whenever the Government recommends easing them, everyone will need to be prepared for what will be a ‘new normal’. Reducing the spread and keeping passengers, as well as ourselves, safe is now a vital part of every driver’s […]

How does the Coronavirus affect my policy?

At Patons we’re trying our best to help each and every one of our customers during this time. We’ve received lots of calls and emails with questions about what we can do as a company for our customers. We’re working as hard as we can in order to answer every call and reply to every […]